Tag: energy

Pauline Destrée: Solar for the Few: Stranded Renewables and Green Enclaves in Ghana

focaal_admin , April 9th, 2021

Africa’s Green Energy Revolution In the past ten years, calls for a “green revolution” on the African continent have cast optimistic and promising scenarios of “leapfrogging” to mass…


Battery Life: Charging Culture at the End of Energy 

Scott W Schwartz , August 20th, 2019

Vodka-tonic. Take my picture. Charge my phone. Vodka-tonic. Take my picture. Charge my phone.  This (or a similar sequence) is an irritatingly common refrain heard by many waitstaff…


New Book – Our history is the future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance

jeremy schmidt , January 14th, 2019

Nick Estes has been writing about Indigenous resistance at Standing Rock in powerful ways, so his new book coming in just over one month’s time is one I…

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Nuclear State, Nuclear Waste

guestauth0r , November 5th, 2018

Nuclear State, Nuclear Waste: Emily Simmonds on Canada as a nuclear nation & ongoing colonialism through uranium mining.

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Naomi Oreskes on “Giant Power: Technology, Energy, and the Beginnings of Post-Truth America”

Why The World Needs Anthropologists: Powering the Planet

Emma Louise Backe , October 5th, 2017

By Simone Abram Why does the world need anthropologists? This is the question posed at an annual meeting of the Applied Anthropology Network of the European Association of…

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On Not Being Seen

Alexandra Frankel , February 17th, 2017

Visibility in the field can be fraught with methodological and ethical dilemmas. “Go ahead inside. I need to get a few things from the trunk,” I told Destiny…

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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 8: Bianca C. Williams On “The Uses of Anger” By Audre Lorde

anthropoliteiaadmin , November 3rd, 2016

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…


James Wescoat on Climate, Energy, and Water-conserving Design

The Promising Predicament of the Keystone XL Pipeline

David Bond , May 9th, 2015

Stockpile of Keystone XL pipes near Buffalo, South Dakota. Photo by David Bond. Politics makes visible that which had no reason to be seen. —Jacques Rancière Whether ultimately…

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